Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: October 2, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for October 2, 2022

INDIA

– Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022: Indore named country’s cleanest city; Surat 2nd

– Centre extends Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in 12 districts of Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh for 6 months

– National Voluntary Blood Donation Day observed in India on October 1

– UGC frames guidelines allowing Higher Educational Institutions to create 25% seats for foreign students

– Southwest monsoon ends with rainfall 6% more than normal: IMD

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– PM launches 5G services at India Mobile Congress 2022 in New Delhi

– Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) launches Telecom Technology Development Fund scheme

– India’s foreign exchange reserves decline by USD 8.134 billion to USD 537.518 billion

– FEMA (Foreign Exchange Management Act) authority confirms ED’s (Enforcement Directorate) seizure order of 5,551 crore rupees against Xiaomi

– PFRDA observes National Pension System Diwas on October 1

– Aviation Turbine (ATF) price cut 4.5%, commercial LPG rates down Rs 25.5 per 19-kg cylinder

– Lawyer Lalit Bhasin elected new President of Indo-American Chambers of Commerce

WORLD

– India abstains on UNSC resolution condemning Russia’s referenda and annexation in Ukraine

– International Day of Older Persons observed on Oct 1; theme: “Resilience of Older Persons in a Changing World”

– Another coup in Burkina Faso: New leader Captain Ibrahim Traore topples President Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba’s military regime

SPORTS

– USA beat China by 83-61 to win FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Australia

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